Translation of traffic in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (vehicles) traffic controltraffic controller traffic densitycontrol (masculine) del tráfico or tránsitotraffic diversion traffic dutydensidad (feminine) de tráfico or tránsitoto be on traffic dutyobligación (feminine) de vigilar el tráficotraffic hold-up traffic laneestar encargado de la vigilancia del tráfico or tránsitotraffic light(s) traffic report (Radio, Television)carril (masculine) or (River Plate area) senda (feminine) or (Chile) pista de tráficotraffic signal(s) 1.2 (of ships) sea/river trafficinformación (feminine) sobre el (estado del) tráfico1.3 (of aircraft)tráfico marítimo/fluvialExample sentences
- He also stated that the lane was inadequate width, thus preventing two-way vehicular traffic and pedestrian movement.
- Any major disruption to shipping and air traffic can and will leave us without a supply of food.
- There is no central verge, though pedestrian and vehicular traffic are heavy especially during evenings.
- 2 2.1 (goods, people transported) 2.2 (pedestrians)(American English)2.3 (paying customers)tránsito (masculine) de peatones(American English)Example sentences
- They also agreed to encourage an increase in railway passenger traffic between Sofia and Thessaloniki.
- After the First World War, passenger numbers declined, as road transport improved but freight traffic remained buoyant.
- He gave evidence of the transfer of passenger and mail traffic to the railway route through Liverpool.
- 3 (trafficking) drug trafficthe traffic in pornographytráfico de drogasel tráfico de material pornográficoExample sentences
- Drug-dealers earn nigh-on incredible sums from the illegal traffic in drugs.
- The traffic in illegal drugs is a global problem, and money-laundering schemes take many forms.
- And those pressures create a lucrative traffic in illegal workers, filling the war chests of criminals.
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